Monday, January 23, 2017


Security officers gather at the site of a car bombing near Italian Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday. Italy’s foreign ministry said the staff at its embassy are all safe after the car bombing “in the vicinity of the Italian and Egyptian embassies” in that city. — AP

Car blast near Italian embassy in Tripoli

TRIPOLI — A car bomb exploded late on Saturday close to the recently re-opened Italian embassy in the Libyan capital, a security official said. It...
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in Istanbul, Saturday. — AP

Erdogan eager to hear Trump’s policies on Mideast

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president says he is interested in hearing US President Donald Trump’s policies on the Middle East. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters...


Members of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (DMK) stop a train during a demonstration against the ban on the Jallikattu bull taming ritual and call for a ban on animal rights organization PETA, in Chennai, India, on Friday. — AFP

Two killed in Indian bull-wrestling festival

NEW DELHI — Two people were gored to death on Sunday in a bull-wrestling festival in southern India, a report said, a day after...